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October Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Wednesday, Oct. 1
Adult Student Information Webinar: Undergraduate Programs
Participants will learn more about Duquesne University’s undergraduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
12 to 12:30 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.

Thursday, Oct. 2
The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Beaver County)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9:30 a.m. to noon, 798 Turnpike St., Beaver.
Cost: Free.
Call 724.775.3944 to register and for more information.

Jazz Ensemble concert featuring director Mike Tomaro.
7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10. 
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Friday, Oct. 3, through Sunday, Oct. 5
2014 Homecoming and Reunion Weekend
The weekend activities include spirit contests, service projects, a University Birthday Celebration, reunions, Autumnfest and the Dukes vs. West Liberty football game. Hosted by Duquesne University.
For more information, costs and to register, visit www.duq.edu/homecoming or call 412.396.6209.

Saturday, Oct. 4
Lessons in Ethics: The Evil Lawyer Roy Cohn
As part of the Dean John J. Sciullo Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Saturday Series, this CLE presented by Duquesne Law Professor Mark Yochum will address the topic of ethics utilizing the history of the life and crimes of attorney Roy Cohn as an example. Presented by the Duquesne University School of Law.
9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Room 203, School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $90.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/law/evillawyercle, call 412.396.6300 or email cle@duq.edu.

Sunday, Oct. 5
Symphony Orchestra concert featuring director Jeffrey Turner.
7:30 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10. 
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Monday, Oct. 6
The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Pittsburgh)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Adult Student Information Webinar: Graduate Programs
Participants will learn more about Duquesne University’s graduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
5 to 5:30 p.m., EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.

Tuesday, Oct. 7
Leadership Breakfast Series: Let’s Get Engaged!
A part of the Leadership Breakfast Series, this event will address the importance of getting people engaged in what they do every day. Topics include the essential components of engagement such as creativity, commitment, accountability and communication. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
7:30 a.m., breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m. session, Power Center Ballroom West, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $45, which includes parking, continental breakfast and handout materials.
For more information and registration, visit www.duq.edu/leadershipseries or call 412.396.4434.

GLOBAL Export Series: Funding International Business
The second in a five-part certificate series, this workshop will address maximizing a company’s profits. Topics include global cash management; managing currency risk; accounting for foreign operations and foreign exchange; and SBA and EXIM financing programs. This program is pre-approved by NASBITE and will provide 15 CPEs (CGBP Recertification Credits) toward annual recertification. In order to receive the certificate, attendees need to register and attend at least 4 of the 5 sessions. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $79 or $385 for all five sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Butler County)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, Butler County Chamber of Commerce, 101 E. Diamond St., Morgan Center, Lower Level, Suite 116, Butler.
Cost: Free
Call 724.283.2222 to register and for more information.

Thursday, Oct. 9
The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Lawrence County)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation, 100 East Reynolds St., New Castle.
Cost: Free.
Call 724.658.1488 to register and for more information.

Friday, Oct. 10
Social Media Series: LinkedIn and Facebook for Business to Business Sales Session I
The first of a three-session series, Session I will focus on developing an easy-to-follow social media plan for increasing sales. Topics include an overview of social media; general rules to follow when using social media; and useful stats on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and blogs, among others. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $60 per session or $120 for all three sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Monday, Oct. 13
Beethoven on the Bluff: Archduke Trio/Diabelli Variations
The second concert of the Beethoven on the Bluff: The Late Years, this performance will feature Piano Trio (Archduke), op. 97 and 33 Variations on a Waltz of Diabelli, op. 120. Concert performers include Duquesne Piano Trio members Charles Stegeman, violinist and chair of strings at the School of Music; Adam Liu, cellist and artist in residence at the School of Music; and David Allen Wehr, pianist and the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair at the School of Music.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10. 
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Tuesday, Oct. 14
GLOBAL Export Series: U.S. Export Regulations
The third in a five-part certificate series, this workshop address why C-level executives need to have an export compliance checklist; training personnel locally and abroad; the Foreign Regulatory Systems; and benefits of the U.S. 20 Free Trade Agreements. This program is pre-approved by NASBITE and will provide 15 CPEs (CGBP Recertification Credits) toward annual recertification. In order to receive the certificate, attendees need to register and attend at least 4 of the 5 sessions. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $79 or $385 for all five sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Italian Classic Film Festival: Don Camillo
A part of the Italian Classic Film Festival, Don Camillo is a 1952 classic comedy that tells the story of a quiet Italian village disrupted by the hostility between a parish priest and the newly elected communist mayor, who clash over what’s best for the people. Sponsored by the Honorary Consulate of Italy/Pittsburgh in collaboration with the 40th Western Pennsylvania Symposium on World Literatures and the Duquesne University Center for International Relations.
6 p.m., Room 719, Fisher Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information, email ir@duq.edu or italyconsulpgh@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Oct. 15
Adult Student Information Webinar: Graduate Programs
Participants will learn more about Duquesne University’s graduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
12 to 12:30 p.m., EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.

Thursday, Oct. 16
Getting Results through Your Communication
Attendees will learn the different behavioral profiles of coworkers; the importance of being persuasive in communication; and how to deal with and adapt to the different profiles. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $49
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Friday, Oct. 17
Social Media Series: LinkedIn and Facebook for Business to Business Sales Session II
During this second of a three-session series, participants will set up a Facebook page for their business, learn how Facebook ads are created and discuss best practices for effectively using this low-cost social media platform. Topics also include the pros and cons of Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and blogs. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $60 per session or $120 for all three sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Fall Choral Concert
This concert, featuring all three of the School of Music’s choral ensembles under the direction of Craig G. Cannon and Guy Russo, will include musical selections by master composers from six different centuries.
7:30 p.m., Epiphany Catholic Church, 184 Washington Place at Centre Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10. 
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Saturday, Oct. 18
Federal Indian Law in Pennsylvania: The Indian Child Welfare Act
As part of the Dean John J. Sciullo Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Saturday Series, this CLE will provide an overview of the Indian Child Welfare Act, address differences between it and Pennsylvania law, and more. Panelists include attorney Melissa McCoy Gormly, of counsel, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP; attorney Brooke McMorrow; Stephanie Pawlowski, staff attorney, KidsVoice; and Lisa Marie Vari of Lisa Marie Vari & Associates. Presented by the Duquesne University School of Law and co-sponsored by the Indigenous Law Society.
9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Room 203, School of Law,
Cost: $90.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/law/federalindianlawpacle, call 412.396.6300 or email cle@duq.edu.

Monday, Oct. 20
Adult Student Information Webinar: Undergraduate Programs
Participants will learn more about Duquesne University’s undergraduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
5 to 5:30 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.

Tuesday, Oct.  21
GLOBAL Export Series: International Logistics
The fourth in a five-part certificate series, this workshop address the importance of communication between a company’s logistics and sales departments. Topics include export documentation, shipping insurance, incoterms, packaging and labeling, NAFTA certificates of origin and the voluntary disclosure option. This program is pre-approved by NASBITE and will provide 15 CPEs (CGBP Recertification Credits) toward annual recertification. In order to receive the certificate, attendees need to register and attend at least 4 of the 5 sessions. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $79 or $385 for all five sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Transition Planning For Your Business I
Designed for those considering selling their small business, this series will provide the knowledge and tools to get the most out of it. This session will address topics including an overview of the selling and buying atmosphere in the Pittsburgh and Western Pa. regions; 20 things to prepare today for tomorrow's sale; what is transitional planning; and tips for paying less in taxes and getting a better price. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $1,199, which includes lunch.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Wednesday, Oct. 22
Controversy in the NFL: Pursuing Racist Trademarks through the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office
This lecture will feature Jesse Witten, the attorney who represented five Native American individuals who successfully petitioned the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board to cancel the registrations of six trademarks of the Washington Redskins on grounds that the marks disparage Native Americans. Co-sponsored by the Duquesne University Indigenous Law Society, the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, and the Intellectual Property Association.
4:30 p.m., Room 204, School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free
For more information, call 412.396.6300 or email lawschool@duq.edu.

Thursday, Oct. 23
Meet the Lenders
Attendees will meet representatives from various lenders who will explain their loan programs as well as what they look for in a business. Mark Protch, a lender relations specialist for the Small Business Administration (SBA), will present How to get a YES from the Lender and discuss the important role of the SBA. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Winds of the Sahel: A Recital Inspired by Music of Africa and its Diaspora
This School of Music faculty recital will feature composer/pianist Joseph Sheehan, assistant professor of music.
7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10. 
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Thursday, Oct. 23, and Friday, Oct. 24
Exploring Social Justice for Vulnerable Populations: The Face of the Person With Mental Illness
In this Fifth Annual Rita M. McGinley Symposium, featured keynote speakers include Dr. Carol Easley Allen, co-owner/consultant with Twin Solutions LLC; Dr. Dorcas McLaughlin, psychotherapist and professor of nursing at Saint Louis University; Dr. Charles Reynolds, the UPMC Endowed Professor in Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; and Dr. James Withers, founder of the Street Medicine Institute and clinical assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Hosted by the Duquesne University School of Medicine.
8 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. program begins, Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $200 for both days, $150 for Thursday, $75 for Friday. Alumni discount is available.
Registration is required. Call 412.396.6550 or visit www.duq.edu/nursing for more information and to register.

Friday, Oct. 24
Quickbooks: Advanced (Window Users Only)
Attendees will become more knowledgeable with QuickBooks and learn how to save time and money through its use. Topics include inventory, sales tax, payroll, business credit cards, job costing and time tracking. Co-sponsored by Dennis Piper & Associates and the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $49.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 25
Faculty Recital
This School of Music faculty recital will feature trombonist James Nova, adjunct professor of trombone, with guest artist/trombonist Jon Whitaker.
7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10. 
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Multicolor Music
This School of Music faculty recital will feature Adam Liu, cellist and artist in residence; David Allen Wehr, pianist and the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair; Guenko Guechev, bass-baritone and chair of voice; and Xiu-ru Liu, mezzo-soprano and adjunct professor of voice.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10.  
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Monday, Oct. 27
Conversations with George Zimmerman’s Lawyer: Race, the Media and the Trayvon Martin Case
This program will feature three panels that will consider high-profile self-defense cases, the use of media in criminal cases and racial inequity in the criminal justice system. Participants include Mark O’Mara, defense attorney for George Zimmerman and trial consultant; Shawn Vincent, trial consultant from the O’Mara Law Group and administrator for the TalkingRace Project; Montré D. Carodine, legal analyst and professor at the University of Alabama School of Law; and JeffriAnne Wilder, sociologist and scholar specializing in diversity, race relations and gender issues. The program offers up to two hours of substantive continuing legal educations (CLE) credits. Presented by the Duquesne University School of Law.
3 to 6 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free. For CLE, $60 for private attorneys, $45 for attorneys working in the public sector or for nonprofit organizations.
Registration for CLE is required. For more information, call 412.396.6300 or email cle@duq.edu.

Tuesday, Oct. 28
GLOBAL Export Series: Legal Issues of Exporting
The last in a five-part certificate series, this workshop will provide answers to legal questions concerning international patents; copyrights and trademarks; international agent and distributor agreements; international contracts; and joint ventures. Participants will better understand the legal system in the country to which they want to export and the impact that linguistic translations can have on sales contracts and MSDS. This program is pre-approved by NASBITE and will provide 15 CPEs (CGBP Recertification Credits) toward annual recertification. In order to receive the certificate, attendees need to register and attend at least 4 of the 5 sessions. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $79 or $385 for all five sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Transition Planning for Your Business II
Designed for those considering selling their small business, this series will provide the knowledge and tools to get the most out of it. This session will address options for selling and financing the deal; cutting and negotiating the deal; how to find the right buyer; the role of a broker and whether you need one; important negotiating skills, and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $1,199, which includes lunch.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Faculty/Alumni Recital
This School of Music faculty/alumni recital will feature Scott Bell, oboist and adjunct professor, and oboist/alumna Yunsun Song.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10.
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Wednesday, Oct. 29
Personal Effectiveness Webinar Series: All I Needed to Know About Storytelling and Small Talk I Learned from Jimmy Fallon
Participants in this webinar will learn about the basics of starting a conversation in any social or work situation. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
Noon to 1 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/webinars for more information and registration.

A Tribute to Henry Mancini
This Jazz Ensemble and Voices of Spirit concert, with directors Mike Tomaro and Craig G. Cannon, will pay homage to American composer Henry Mancini.
7:30 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10.
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Friday, Oct. 31
Social Media Series: LinkedIn and Facebook for Business to Business Sales Session III
Participants at this final session of the three-session series will set up a LinkedIn profile, and discuss best practices and examples of how LinkedIn is used by consumers to find specific businesses.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $60 per session or $120 for all three sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Wednesday, Oct. 1
Adult Student Information Webinar: Undergraduate Programs
Participants will learn more about Duquesne University’s undergraduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
12 to 12:30 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.

Thursday, Oct. 2
The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Beaver County)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9:30 a.m. to noon, 798 Turnpike St., Beaver.
Cost: Free.
Call 724.775.3944 to register and for more information.

Jazz Ensemble concert featuring director Mike Tomaro.
7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10. 
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Friday, Oct. 3, through Sunday, Oct. 5
2014 Homecoming and Reunion Weekend
The weekend activities include spirit contests, service projects, a University Birthday Celebration, reunions, Autumnfest and the Dukes vs. West Liberty football game. Hosted by Duquesne University.
For more information, costs and to register, visit www.duq.edu/homecoming or call 412.396.6209.

Saturday, Oct. 4
Lessons in Ethics: The Evil Lawyer Roy Cohn
As part of the Dean John J. Sciullo Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Saturday Series, this CLE presented by Duquesne Law Professor Mark Yochum will address the topic of ethics utilizing the history of the life and crimes of attorney Roy Cohn as an example. Presented by the Duquesne University School of Law.
9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Room 203, School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $90.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/law/evillawyercle, call 412.396.6300 or email cle@duq.edu.

Sunday, Oct. 5
Symphony Orchestra concert featuring director Jeffrey Turner.
7:30 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10. 
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Monday, Oct. 6
The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Pittsburgh)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Adult Student Information Webinar: Graduate Programs
Participants will learn more about Duquesne University’s graduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
5 to 5:30 p.m., EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.

Tuesday, Oct. 7
Leadership Breakfast Series: Let’s Get Engaged!
A part of the Leadership Breakfast Series, this event will address the importance of getting people engaged in what they do every day. Topics include the essential components of engagement such as creativity, commitment, accountability and communication. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
7:30 a.m., breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m. session, Power Center Ballroom West, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $45, which includes parking, continental breakfast and handout materials.
For more information and registration, visit www.duq.edu/leadershipseries or call 412.396.4434.

GLOBAL Export Series: Funding International Business
The second in a five-part certificate series, this workshop will address maximizing a company’s profits. Topics include global cash management; managing currency risk; accounting for foreign operations and foreign exchange; and SBA and EXIM financing programs. This program is pre-approved by NASBITE and will provide 15 CPEs (CGBP Recertification Credits) toward annual recertification. In order to receive the certificate, attendees need to register and attend at least 4 of the 5 sessions. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $79 or $385 for all five sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Butler County)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, Butler County Chamber of Commerce, 101 E. Diamond St., Morgan Center, Lower Level, Suite 116, Butler.
Cost: Free
Call 724.283.2222 to register and for more information.

Thursday, Oct. 9
The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Lawrence County)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation, 100 East Reynolds St., New Castle.
Cost: Free.
Call 724.658.1488 to register and for more information.

Friday, Oct. 10
Social Media Series: LinkedIn and Facebook for Business to Business Sales Session I
The first of a three-session series, Session I will focus on developing an easy-to-follow social media plan for increasing sales. Topics include an overview of social media; general rules to follow when using social media; and useful stats on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and blogs, among others. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $60 per session or $120 for all three sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Monday, Oct. 13
Beethoven on the Bluff: Archduke Trio/Diabelli Variations
The second concert of the Beethoven on the Bluff: The Late Years, this performance will feature Piano Trio (Archduke), op. 97 and 33 Variations on a Waltz of Diabelli, op. 120. Concert performers include Duquesne Piano Trio members Charles Stegeman, violinist and chair of strings at the School of Music; Adam Liu, cellist and artist in residence at the School of Music; and David Allen Wehr, pianist and the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair at the School of Music.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10. 
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Tuesday, Oct. 14
GLOBAL Export Series: U.S. Export Regulations
The third in a five-part certificate series, this workshop address why C-level executives need to have an export compliance checklist; training personnel locally and abroad; the Foreign Regulatory Systems; and benefits of the U.S. 20 Free Trade Agreements. This program is pre-approved by NASBITE and will provide 15 CPEs (CGBP Recertification Credits) toward annual recertification. In order to receive the certificate, attendees need to register and attend at least 4 of the 5 sessions. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $79 or $385 for all five sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Italian Classic Film Festival: Don Camillo
A part of the Italian Classic Film Festival, Don Camillo is a 1952 classic comedy that tells the story of a quiet Italian village disrupted by the hostility between a parish priest and the newly elected communist mayor, who clash over what’s best for the people. Sponsored by the Honorary Consulate of Italy/Pittsburgh in collaboration with the 40th Western Pennsylvania Symposium on World Literatures and the Duquesne University Center for International Relations.
6 p.m., Room 719, Fisher Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information, email ir@duq.edu or italyconsulpgh@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Oct. 15
Adult Student Information Webinar: Graduate Programs
Participants will learn more about Duquesne University’s graduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
12 to 12:30 p.m., EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.

Thursday, Oct. 16
Getting Results through Your Communication
Attendees will learn the different behavioral profiles of coworkers; the importance of being persuasive in communication; and how to deal with and adapt to the different profiles. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $49
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Wind Symphony Chamber concert featuring conductor Dr. Robert C. Cameron.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Friday, Oct. 17
Social Media Series: LinkedIn and Facebook for Business to Business Sales Session II
During this second of a three-session series, participants will set up a Facebook page for their business, learn how Facebook ads are created and discuss best practices for effectively using this low-cost social media platform. Topics also include the pros and cons of Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and blogs. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $60 per session or $120 for all three sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Fall Choral Concert
This concert, featuring all three of the School of Music’s choral ensembles under the direction of Craig G. Cannon and Guy Russo, will include musical selections by master composers from six different centuries.
7:30 p.m., Epiphany Catholic Church, 184 Washington Place at Centre Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10. 
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Saturday, Oct. 18
Federal Indian Law in Pennsylvania: The Indian Child Welfare Act
As part of the Dean John J. Sciullo Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Saturday Series, this CLE will provide an overview of the Indian Child Welfare Act, address differences between it and Pennsylvania law, and more. Panelists include attorney Melissa McCoy Gormly, of counsel, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP; attorney Brooke McMorrow; Stephanie Pawlowski, staff attorney, KidsVoice; and Lisa Marie Vari of Lisa Marie Vari & Associates. Presented by the Duquesne University School of Law and co-sponsored by the Indigenous Law Society.
9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Room 203, School of Law,
Cost: $90.
For more information, visit www.duq.edu/law/federalindianlawpacle, call 412.396.6300 or email cle@duq.edu.

Monday, Oct. 20
Adult Student Information Webinar: Undergraduate Programs
Participants will learn more about Duquesne University’s undergraduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
5 to 5:30 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.

Tuesday, Oct.  21
GLOBAL Export Series: International Logistics
The fourth in a five-part certificate series, this workshop address the importance of communication between a company’s logistics and sales departments. Topics include export documentation, shipping insurance, incoterms, packaging and labeling, NAFTA certificates of origin and the voluntary disclosure option. This program is pre-approved by NASBITE and will provide 15 CPEs (CGBP Recertification Credits) toward annual recertification. In order to receive the certificate, attendees need to register and attend at least 4 of the 5 sessions. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $79 or $385 for all five sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Transition Planning For Your Business I
Designed for those considering selling their small business, this series will provide the knowledge and tools to get the most out of it. This session will address topics including an overview of the selling and buying atmosphere in the Pittsburgh and Western Pa. regions; 20 things to prepare today for tomorrow's sale; what is transitional planning; and tips for paying less in taxes and getting a better price. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $1,199, which includes lunch.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Wednesday, Oct. 22
Controversy in the NFL: Pursuing Racist Trademarks through the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office
This lecture will feature Jesse Witten, the attorney who represented five Native American individuals who successfully petitioned the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board to cancel the registrations of six trademarks of the Washington Redskins on grounds that the marks disparage Native Americans. Co-sponsored by the Duquesne University Indigenous Law Society, the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, and the Intellectual Property Association.
4:30 p.m., Room 204, School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free
For more information, call 412.396.6300 or email lawschool@duq.edu.

Thursday, Oct. 23
Meet the Lenders
Attendees will meet representatives from various lenders who will explain their loan programs as well as what they look for in a business. Mark Protch, a lender relations specialist for the Small Business Administration (SBA), will present How to get a YES from the Lender and discuss the important role of the SBA. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Winds of the Sahel: A Recital Inspired by Music of Africa and its Diaspora
This School of Music faculty recital will feature composer/pianist Joseph Sheehan, assistant professor of music.
7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10. 
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Thursday, Oct. 23, and Friday, Oct. 24
Exploring Social Justice for Vulnerable Populations: The Face of the Person With Mental Illness
In this Fifth Annual Rita M. McGinley Symposium, featured keynote speakers include Dr. Carol Easley Allen, co-owner/consultant with Twin Solutions LLC; Dr. Dorcas McLaughlin, psychotherapist and professor of nursing at Saint Louis University; Dr. Charles Reynolds, the UPMC Endowed Professor in Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; and Dr. James Withers, founder of the Street Medicine Institute and clinical assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Hosted by the Duquesne University School of Medicine.
8 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. program begins, Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $200 for both days, $150 for Thursday, $75 for Friday. Alumni discount is available.
Registration is required. Call 412.396.6550 or visit www.duq.edu/nursing for more information and to register.

Friday, Oct. 24
Quickbooks: Advanced (Window Users Only)
Attendees will become more knowledgeable with QuickBooks and learn how to save time and money through its use. Topics include inventory, sales tax, payroll, business credit cards, job costing and time tracking. Co-sponsored by Dennis Piper & Associates and the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $49.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 25
Faculty Recital
This School of Music faculty recital will feature trombonist James Nova, adjunct professor of trombone, with guest artist/trombonist Jon Whitaker.
7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10. 
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Multicolor Music
This School of Music faculty recital will feature Adam Liu, cellist and artist in residence; David Allen Wehr, pianist and the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair; Guenko Guechev, bass-baritone and chair of voice; and Xiu-ru Liu, mezzo-soprano and adjunct professor of voice.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10.  
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Monday, Oct. 27
Conversations with George Zimmerman’s Lawyer: Race, the Media and the Trayvon Martin Case
This program will feature three panels that will consider high-profile self-defense cases, the use of media in criminal cases and racial inequity in the criminal justice system. Participants include Mark O’Mara, defense attorney for George Zimmerman and trial consultant; Shawn Vincent, trial consultant from the O’Mara Law Group and administrator for the TalkingRace Project; Montré D. Carodine, legal analyst and professor at the University of Alabama School of Law; and JeffriAnne Wilder, sociologist and scholar specializing in diversity, race relations and gender issues. The program offers up to two hours of substantive continuing legal educations (CLE) credits. Presented by the Duquesne University School of Law.
3 to 6 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free. For CLE, $60 for private attorneys, $45 for attorneys working in the public sector or for nonprofit organizations.
Registration for CLE is required. For more information, call 412.396.6300 or email cle@duq.edu.

Tuesday, Oct. 28
GLOBAL Export Series: Legal Issues of Exporting
The last in a five-part certificate series, this workshop will provide answers to legal questions concerning international patents; copyrights and trademarks; international agent and distributor agreements; international contracts; and joint ventures. Participants will better understand the legal system in the country to which they want to export and the impact that linguistic translations can have on sales contracts and MSDS. This program is pre-approved by NASBITE and will provide 15 CPEs (CGBP Recertification Credits) toward annual recertification. In order to receive the certificate, attendees need to register and attend at least 4 of the 5 sessions. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $79 or $385 for all five sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Transition Planning for Your Business II
Designed for those considering selling their small business, this series will provide the knowledge and tools to get the most out of it. This session will address options for selling and financing the deal; cutting and negotiating the deal; how to find the right buyer; the role of a broker and whether you need one; important negotiating skills, and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $1,199, which includes lunch.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Faculty/Alumni Recital
This School of Music faculty/alumni recital will feature Scott Bell, oboist and adjunct professor, and oboist/alumna Yunsun Song.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10.
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Wednesday, Oct. 29
Personal Effectiveness Webinar Series: All I Needed to Know About Storytelling and Small Talk I Learned from Jimmy Fallon
Participants in this webinar will learn about the basics of starting a conversation in any social or work situation. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
Noon to 1 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/webinars for more information and registration.

A Tribute to Henry Mancini
This Jazz Ensemble and Voices of Spirit concert, with directors Mike Tomaro and Craig G. Cannon, will pay homage to American composer Henry Mancini.
7:30 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Suggested donation: $10.
For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Friday, Oct. 31
Social Media Series: LinkedIn and Facebook for Business to Business Sales Session III
Participants at this final session of the three-session series will set up a LinkedIn profile, and discuss best practices and examples of how LinkedIn is used by consumers to find specific businesses.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $60 per session or $120 for all three sessions.
Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

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